Spalding County

Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting after deputies investigate ‘disturbance,’ sheriff says

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Spalding County.

Spalding County sheriff officials told Channel 2 Action News just before 1 a.m. Sunday, deputies received reports of a disturbance at a resident’s residence at the corner of Lakeview Street and Highland Street in Griffin.

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According to the investigation, while deputies were responding to the scene, there was an officer-involved shooting.

Officials have not said what led to the shooting.

Authorities confirmed to Channel 2 Action News on the scene that the suspect is dead. Their identity has not been released.

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The officer involved in the shooting is OK, according to officials.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called to take over the case.

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